The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 152 226 197
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -29
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 105 30 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.33% 0.41% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 0.53% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 89 27 71
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £39,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
User Stories
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6222 5621 6663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.74% 76.96% 74.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5014 4726 5650
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

User Stories
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region.

User Stories Salary Trend in the East of England

User Stories
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in the East of England

User Stories
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +29 47 £45,000 +15.38% 5
Cambridgeshire +22 40 £45,000 +8.43% 2
Hertfordshire -2 9 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Norfolk - 9 £30,000 -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 99 (53.51%) Scrum
2 93 (50.27%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (36.22%) Business Analysis
4 56 (30.27%) Degree
5 53 (28.65%) Project Management
6 51 (27.57%) UML
7 48 (25.95%) Use Case
8 43 (23.24%) Microsoft
9 41 (22.16%) .NET
10 40 (21.62%) BPMN
11 39 (21.08%) E-Commerce
12 37 (20.00%) DSDM
12 37 (20.00%) Java
13 33 (17.84%) JavaScript
14 31 (16.76%) ISEB
15 30 (16.22%) QA
16 29 (15.68%) Computer Science
16 29 (15.68%) Kanban
17 28 (15.14%) C#
18 24 (12.97%) OO
19 23 (12.43%) User Acceptance Testing
20 22 (11.89%) Team Foundation Server
21 21 (11.35%) CBAP
22 20 (10.81%) CSS
23 18 (9.73%) Continuous Improvement
24 17 (9.19%) HTML
25 16 (8.65%) SQL Server
25 16 (8.65%) Finance
25 16 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
26 15 (8.11%) Retail

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.78%) CMS
2 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.08%) Documentum
2 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.08%) Alfresco
2 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.54%) Apache
3 1 (0.54%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (7.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.16%) Mingle
3 3 (1.62%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.62%) Fireworks
3 3 (1.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.08%) MS Office
4 2 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.41%) SaaS
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.32%) ZigBee
2 4 (2.16%) Firewall
2 4 (2.16%) VPN
3 3 (1.62%) Internet
4 1 (0.54%) GPRS
4 1 (0.54%) GSM
4 1 (0.54%) SMS
4 1 (0.54%) HTTP
4 1 (0.54%) TETRA
4 1 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.32%) MySQL
3 7 (3.78%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.78%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.54%) Redis
5 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (11.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (5.41%) Selenium
3 9 (4.86%) JIRA
4 3 (1.62%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.08%) JUnit
5 2 (1.08%) TestNG
6 1 (0.54%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (0.54%) Hudson
6 1 (0.54%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.54%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.54%) JMeter
General
1 16 (8.65%) Finance
2 15 (8.11%) Retail
3 13 (7.03%) Marketing
4 5 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.08%) Law
5 2 (1.08%) Banking
5 2 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 121 (65.41%) Analyst
2 112 (60.54%) Business Analyst
3 38 (20.54%) Agile Business Analyst
4 32 (17.30%) Developer
5 15 (8.11%) Senior Business Analyst
5 15 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (6.49%) Lead Business Analyst
7 11 (5.95%) Systems Analyst
8 10 (5.41%) Business Systems Analyst
8 10 (5.41%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 10 (5.41%) ScrumMaster
9 9 (4.86%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.32%) Business Manager
11 7 (3.78%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (3.78%) PHP Developer
11 7 (3.78%) .NET Developer
11 7 (3.78%) Test Analyst
12 6 (3.24%) Java Developer
12 6 (3.24%) QA Engineer
12 6 (3.24%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (22.16%) .NET
2 20 (10.81%) CSS
3 17 (9.19%) HTML
4 15 (8.11%) ASP.NET
5 14 (7.57%) jQuery
6 12 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (5.41%) .NET Framework
8 9 (4.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 9 (4.86%) J2EE
9 8 (4.32%) Web Services
9 8 (4.32%) RESTful
10 7 (3.78%) LAMP
11 5 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (2.70%) REST
11 5 (2.70%) XML
11 5 (2.70%) WSH
12 4 (2.16%) Hibernate
12 4 (2.16%) AngularJS
12 4 (2.16%) Spring
13 3 (1.62%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.68%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.41%) Client/Server
2 10 (5.41%) Economics
3 9 (4.86%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.32%) N-Tier
4 8 (4.32%) Social Media
5 5 (2.70%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.16%) Tandem
6 4 (2.16%) Firmware
6 4 (2.16%) IPTV
7 2 (1.08%) Open Source
8 1 (0.54%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.54%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.54%) Wiki
8 1 (0.54%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.54%) Handset
8 1 (0.54%) Replication
8 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.32%) Apple iOS
2 7 (3.78%) Android
3 6 (3.24%) Linux
4 4 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.08%) UNIX
5 2 (1.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (53.51%) Scrum
2 93 (50.27%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (36.22%) Business Analysis
4 53 (28.65%) Project Management
5 51 (27.57%) UML
6 48 (25.95%) Use Case
7 40 (21.62%) BPMN
8 39 (21.08%) E-Commerce
9 37 (20.00%) DSDM
10 29 (15.68%) Kanban
11 24 (12.97%) OO
12 23 (12.43%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (9.73%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (7.57%) Product Management
16 13 (7.03%) Data Modelling
16 13 (7.03%) MVC
17 12 (6.49%) Performance Management
17 12 (6.49%) Technical Analysis
18 11 (5.95%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (20.00%) Java
2 33 (17.84%) JavaScript
3 28 (15.14%) C#
4 9 (4.86%) C++
5 8 (4.32%) PHP
5 8 (4.32%) SQL
5 8 (4.32%) Python
6 7 (3.78%) PHP5
7 6 (3.24%) C
8 3 (1.62%) XAML
9 2 (1.08%) XQuery
10 1 (0.54%) Ruby
10 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.54%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 56 (30.27%) Degree
2 31 (16.76%) ISEB
3 21 (11.35%) CBAP
4 10 (5.41%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.16%) PMP
5 4 (2.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (16.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Varnish
Vendors
1 43 (23.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.78%) Adobe
3 5 (2.70%) Oracle
4 4 (2.16%) JBoss
4 4 (2.16%) Capita
5 1 (0.54%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.54%) Apple
5 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
Bedfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire
Towers Watson
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago